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FW Political Identity & Equality

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In two articles I wrote for Indian Country Today (read HERE and HERE) I argue for the formal recognition of new political identities for the world’s indigenous nations–a political status that places these nations at a level of political equality with states, kingdoms and other internationally recognized polities. I argue for a mutually determined intergovernmental [&hellip... more →

ISIL Targets FW Nations – Syria/Iraq

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Mass media reporting the massacre of unknown numbers of Yazidi men, women and children by the military forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant organization (ISIL) broke through the haze of war in Syria and Iraq. As if nudged by a bar room bully in a local tavern the United States and her [&hellip... more →

The Big Battle

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Lummi Nation of Northwest Washington state is leading the fight by Coast Salish First Nations in Washington and British Columbia against the fossil fuel industry’s plan to turn their waters into a fossil fuel gateway. In Treaty Rights and Totem Poles, Amber Cortes reports on the unified front of tribes and allies against Big Coal [&hellip... more →

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Blind Eye to Genocide

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Genocide against the Indigenous Ache people by U.S. ally, Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (1954-1989), will be tried before an Argentinian federal court. Well-documented reports of mass murder, rape, enslavement and concentration camps were ignored by US, British and other governments... more →

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Time to Abolish NATO

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Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire discusses why it is time to abolish NATO and dismantle the military-industrial complex that is eroding freedom worldwide. As war crimes by the U.S./UK/NATO axis expand into civil conflicts that could be handled diplomatically, says Maguire, militarism becomes an impediment to human rights and democracy. Militarizing our societies, she notes, [&hellip... more →

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